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Bourbon County, Kentucky African American oral history project

Repository: University of Kentucky. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History

Collection Description (Extant): In this project, African Americans in Paris, Kentucky and surrounding areas in Bourbon County share their memories, life experiences, and the local history of African Americans. Their stories include the retelling of oral histories that have been handed down from previous generations. They touch on a variety of subjects including church and religion, race relations, civil rights, employment, school segregation, integration, northern migration, and the legacy they hope to leave behind. Interviewees include those who were born in Bourbon County, as well as those who moved to Bourbon County and have lived a fair portion of their lives in the county at some point in time.

Digital Status: Yes

Existing IDs: Collection Code OHBCAA; Series Code BCAA001

Extent: 5 interviews (7 hours in digital audio format)

Finding Aid URL: http://libguides.uky.edu/content.php?pid=165117&sid=1480471 External Link

Language: English

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African Americans--Civil rights--Kentucky
African Americans--Kentucky
Civil rights movements--Kentucky
Kentucky--Race relations
Segregation in education--Kentucky

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings

 

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